Can You Be Charged With Arson If Your Backyard Bonfire Rages Out of Control?
15 December 2016
Arson has been in the headlines lately, particularly with the recent revelation that the deadly and highly destructive wildfires in southeastern Tennessee were the alleged work of two teenagers. While wildfires can result from a number of innocent (or at least non-malicious) human causes, those who are alleged to have deliberately or recklessly started a fire that eventually led to property destruction or loss of life can be charged with felony arson, a serious crime carrying some hefty potential penalties.
3 Tips For Building Your Portfolio Through Successful Patent Acquisitions
28 November 2016
With more companies recognizing the value of patents as transactional goods, patent acquisition is playing a more prominent role in the development of a solid business portfolio. Investing in the purchase of existing patents can be costly, so you want to ensure that you are making sound purchases.
Here are three tips that you can use to help ensure you are investing in the right patents to bolster the strength of your company's patent portfolio in the future.
Avoid These Two Mistakes When Preparing Your Will
3 November 2016
Drafting a will is usually the last thing people want to think about, often because the act serves as an uncomfortable reminder of their mortality. As a result, it's not unusual for people to make mistakes when rushing to prepare their wills, errors that could lead to unfortunate consequences for heirs and other family members. Here are two things you want to avoid doing when writing out your final wishes.
3 Things To Expect When You Report Sexual Harassment At Work
26 September 2016
Being sexually harassed at the workplace that you have to go to every day is no one's idea of a good time, but that doesn't mean that reporting the harassment is easy or automatic. The truth is, reporting harassment is hard – victims often worry that they won't be believed or that they may be overreacting. Things get even more confusing when you do report the harassment and the result isn't anything like what you may expect to happen.